GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Nine weeks are in the books for the 2019 Florida high school football season and the FHSAA has given us another round of updated RPI rankings meaning we are another week closer to the playoffs.

As such this update provides the entire state a glimpse of what the potential playoff matchups could be looking like in early November, but remember things change, even with four weeks to go.

In Classes 5A-8A, district record was taken into consideration except on certain exceptions which are noted.

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For Class 7A, you will find a breakdown of RPI rankings for each team in every region and a projected seeding (including tiebreakers) based upon the guidelines as published by the FHSAA (click here to view), as well as quick thoughts about each region.

NOTE: Teams in RED have clinched their district championship

REGION 1

School W/L RPI WP OWP OOWP
Edgewater 7-1 0.710 0.875 0.637 0.602
Niceville 8-0 0.678 1.000 0.445 0.575
Fleming Island 7-0 0.659 1.000 0.415 0.545
Wekiva 6-2 0.642 0.750 0.616 0.546
Crestview 5-3 0.606 0.625 0.636 0.550
Lincoln 5-3 0.596 0.625 0.587 0.573
Chiles 4-4 0.542 0.500 0.607 0.513
Navarre 5-4 0.540 0.556 0.506 0.561
Fletcher 5-3 0.537 0.625 0.473 0.510
East River 5-3 0.511 0.625 0.414 0.492
Lake Howell 5-3 0.500 0.625 0.411 0.457
Buchholz 4-4 0.493 0.500 0.482 0.496
Creekside 3-5 0.479 0.375 0.565 0.499
Leon 3-5 0.468 0.375 0.482 0.560
Winter Springs 4-4 0.449 0.500 0.379 0.470
South Lake 3-5 0.446 0.375 0.464 0.507
Forest 3-5 0.441 0.375 0.464 0.492
First Coast 2-5 0.436 0.286 0.568 0.458
Tate 1-7 0.399 0.125 0.584 0.502
Atlantic Coast 2-6 0.381 0.250 0.408 0.502
Lyman 0-7 0.302 0.000 0.469 0.458

PROJECTED SEEDS

District Champions

No. 1 Edgewater (7A-3)
No. 2 Niceville (7A-1)
No. 3 Fleming Island (7A-2)
No. 4 Winter Springs (7A-4)

Wildcards

No. 5 Wekiva
No. 6 Crestview
No. 7 Lincoln
No. 8 Chiles

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 8 Chiles at No. 1 Edgewater
No. 5 Wekiva at No. 4 Winter Springs
No. 6 Crestview at No. 3 Fleming Island
No. 7 Lincoln at No. 2 Niceville

QUICK THOUGHTS: Winter Springs currently leads East River and Lake Howell in the District 7A-4 standings which is why they continue to hold the projected No. 4 seed in the region. That district will get decided this week. The only major changes are Lincoln and Crestview exchanging the No. 6 and No. 7 seeds after Crestview’s big win over the Trojans on Monday night.

REGION 2

School W/L RPI WP OWP OOWP
Lakeland 9-0 0.720 1.000 0.556 0.586
Armwood 7-1 0.719 0.875 0.670 0.595
Wiregrass Ranch 7-1 0.666 0.875 0.525 0.588
Bloomingdale 6-2 0.665 0.750 0.623 0.615
Viera 5-2 0.661 0.714 0.656 0.604
Tampa Bay Tech 5-3 0.619 0.625 0.634 0.594
Winter Haven 6-2 0.618 0.750 0.545 0.551
Melbourne 7-1 0.615 0.875 0.432 0.524
St. Cloud 5-3 0.566 0.625 0.580 0.480
Plant City 4-5 0.543 0.444 0.631 0.556
George Jenkins 5-3 0.524 0.625 0.411 0.537
Tohopekaliga 4-4 0.521 0.500 0.530 0.534
Durant 4-5 0.504 0.444 0.585 0.480
Bartow 5-3 0.495 0.625 0.319 0.547
East Bay 2-6 0.465 0.250 0.643 0.510
Poinciana 3-5 0.434 0.375 0.500 0.424
Kathleen 2-7 0.431 0.222 0.560 0.525
Harmony 2-6 0.416 0.250 0.492 0.521
Liberty (Kissimmee) 0-8 0.364 0.000 0.652 0.452
Strawberry Crest 1-7 0.339 0.125 0.438 0.475

PROJECTED SEEDS

District Champions

No. 1 Lakeland (7A-7)
No. 2 Armwood (7A-8)
No. 3 Viera (7A-5)
No. 4 Winter Haven (7A-6)

Wildcards

No. 5 Wiregrass Ranch
No. 6 Bloomingdale
No. 7 Tampa Bay Tech
No. 8 Melbourne

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 8 Melbourne at No. 1 Lakeland
No. 5 Wiregrass Ranch at No. 4 Winter Haven
No. 6 Bloomingdale at No. 3 Viera
No. 7 Tampa Bay Tech at No. 2 Armwood

QUICK THOUGHTS: This week Lakeland and Armwood trade places once again in the 1-2 pecking order of the region and it will be interesting to see which team comes out on top for that No. 1 seed. District’s 7A-5 and 7A-6 will be decided this week and could shake up the standings next week if there are any upsets. Elsewhere, Wiregrass Ranch and Bloomingdale traded seeds from last week while Tampa Bay Tech and Melbourne hold the line on their projected seeds.

REGION 3

School W/L RPI WP OWP OOWP
Palm Beach Lakes 7-0 0.701 1.000 0.526 0.558
Venice 5-3 0.650 0.625 0.699 0.622
Pinellas Park 5-3 0.627 0.625 0.696 0.548
Mitchell 7-1 0.614 0.875 0.451 0.501
Manatee 4-4 0.579 0.500 0.707 0.523
Lakewood Ranch 5-2 0.546 0.714 0.380 0.543
East Lake 5-3 0.536 0.625 0.464 0.514
Sarasota 5-3 0.523 0.625 0.398 0.549
Seminole Ridge 4-3 0.501 0.571 0.452 0.475
Sickles 5-4 0.495 0.556 0.421 0.513
Royal Palm Beach 4-3 0.469 0.571 0.381 0.453
Gulf Coast 4-4 0.466 0.500 0.377 0.529
Sunlake 3-6 0.460 0.333 0.548 0.507
Lehigh 2-5 0.457 0.286 0.590 0.501
Dwyer 2-5 0.428 0.286 0.503 0.507
Riverdale 2-6 0.378 0.250 0.407 0.492
Martin County 2-6 0.342 0.250 0.333 0.459
North Port 1-7 0.328 0.125 0.455 0.418
Leto 0-8 0.309 0.000 0.516 0.428

PROJECTED SEEDS

District Champions

No. 1 Palm Beach Lakes (7A-12)
No. 2 Venice (7A-10)
No. 3 Pinellas Park (7A-9)
No. 4 Gulf Coast (7A-11)

Wildcards

No. 5 Mitchell
No. 6 Manatee
No. 7 Lakewood Ranch
No. 8 East Lake

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 8 East Lake at No. 1 Palm Beach Lakes
No. 5 Mitchell at No. 4 Gulf Coast
No. 6 Manatee at No. 3 Pinellas Park
No. 7 Lakewood Ranch at No. 2 Venice

QUICK THOUGHTS: Palm Beach Lakes continues to hold the No. 1 seed with their district locked up, but Venice and Pinellas Park have traded the No. 2 and No. 3 seeds in the projected district champions race. Mitchell switches seeds with Manatee while Lakewood Ranch enters the projected wildcard race at the No. 7 seed while East Lake holds at No. 8.

REGION 4

School W/L RPI WP OWP OOWP
St. Thomas Aquinas 7-0 0.769 1.000 0.686 0.598
Atlantic (Delray Beach) 5-2 0.615 0.714 0.565 0.558
Plantation 6-1 0.613 0.857 0.451 0.519
McArthur 5-2 0.612 0.714 0.566 0.546
Blanche Ely 7-1 0.596 0.875 0.395 0.503
Fort Lauderdale 5-2 0.583 0.714 0.527 0.495
Hialeah 5-3 0.560 0.625 0.557 0.488
South Plantation 5-4 0.514 0.556 0.484 0.501
Cooper City 4-4 0.466 0.500 0.460 0.433
Doral Academy 4-5 0.461 0.444 0.470 0.469
South Broward 4-4 0.460 0.500 0.374 0.513
North Miami 3-5 0.440 0.375 0.462 0.489
Miramar 2-7 0.431 0.222 0.590 0.488
Olympic Heights 2-6 0.400 0.250 0.479 0.481
American 2-6 0.364 0.250 0.362 0.500
Homestead 2-6 0.351 0.250 0.411 0.400
Everglades 1-8 0.327 0.125 0.418 0.457
West Boca Raton 0-7 0.291 0.000 0.473 0.417
Miami Beach 1-7 0.277 0.125 0.315 0.410
Mater Academy 0-8 0.241 0.000 0.297 0.456

PROJECTED SEEDS

District Champions

No. 1 St. Thomas Aquinas (7A-14)
No. 2 Atlantic (Delray) (7A-13)
No. 3 McArthur (7A-15)
No. 4 Hialeah (7A-16)

Wildcards

No. 5 Plantation
No. 6 Blanche Ely
No. 7 Fort Lauderdale
No. 8 South Plantation

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 8 South Plantation at No. 1 St. Thomas Aquinas
No. 5 Plantation at No. 4 Hialeah
No. 6 Blanche Ely at No. 3 McArthur
No. 7 Fort Lauderdale at No. 2 Atlantic (Delray)

QUICK THOUGHTS: With the forfeits by Miramar, the Patriots have seen their playoff hopes come to a crashing end as McArthur clinched District 7A-15 last week. Hialeah also clinched District 7A-16 meaning that two of the four districts in the region are now secured. St. Thomas Aquinas and Atlantic continue to hold the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds and will have a chance to win their respective districts this week. The only other change in the region is with McArthur moving up to the District Champions list, South Plantation now as a legitimate shot of making the playoffs as they are the No. 8 seed this week.